A Taste of Central America
Two of Region’s Leading Resorts Featured
Placencia, Belize, October 3, 2003 -. Experiencing Belize’s famous Barrier Reef and exploring the wonders of its tropical rainforest are now available, along with a jungle stay and visit to Guatemala’s Maya ruins at Tikal in a new winter package that highlights some of Central America’s leading attractions and adventures.
The Inn at Robert’s Grove, located on the Placencia Peninsula along Belize’s southern coast and Camino Real Tikal in Flores, Guatemala are offering an 8 day/7 night package with all meals, luxury accommodations, daily tours featuring an excursion through Belize’s tropical Monkey River, a day of snorkeling along Belize’s Barrier Reef (the second largest in the world), and a tour of the pre-eminent ruins of Tikal (which encompass 3000 structures over six square miles), land and air transfers, all applicable taxes, service and site fees for $1560 per person, double occupancy. The package is offered from December 1 to 21, 2003 and January 5 to May 31, 2004.

In addition to the package tours, Robert’s Grove guests are also welcome to choose from a roster of other adventures offered by the resort — from hiking through Cockscomb Jaguar preserve to Scuba Diving, Fly Fishing, River Kayaking, Cave swimming and River Tubing.

The 32-room Inn at Robert’s Grove has been awarded Fodor’s star rating and is the only mainland beach resort to be awarded five stars by Belize Guide to Mainland Belize. On 15 acres, the property is owned by Risa and Bob Frackman, transplanted New Yorkers who place an emphasis on great food, hospitality and ease of travel. Features include two restaurants, the top PADI dive operation in southern Belize; a fly fishing center with new 23 skiffs, instruction, and a chance for a grand slam, tennis, spa, two 50-foot swimming pools, internet center, gym, Sea Spa, marina and a fleet of kayaks, windsurfers, canoes, hobie kats, sailboats and bicycles.

Set in the jungle, the Camino Real Tikal offers 72 bungalows, all with views of the lake at Peten Itza. Other features include three restaurants, a beach, swimming pool, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, and canopy and sky walk tours.

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